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Lawson, Henry John (1852–1925), bicycle designer and company promoter

Richard A. Storey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1195 words.

Lawson, Henry John (1852–1925), bicycle designer and company promoter, was born at 1 Nevills Court in the City of London on 23 February 1852, the son of Thomas Lawson, brass turner and...

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Lawson, John

Glenn Allen Knoblock.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1025 words.

Civil War sailor and Medal of Honor recipient, was born John Henry Lawson in Pennsylvania to parents from Delaware. Nothing

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sherbet

G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 123 words.

Beer: jocular [1904 AND] 1917 Henry Lawson ‘Romani’ Verse iii 214: And beer that we called ‘sherbet’. 1965 John Beede

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Bulletin Debate

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Began as a rather contrived argument in verse between Henry Lawson and A. B. Paterson and then widened into a full-scale controversy that involved numerous well-known writers, including...

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Lawson, Sir Ralph Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 104 words.

4th Bt cr 1841

Born 27 Sept. 1905; s of Sir Henry Joseph Lawson, 3rd Bt, and Ursula Mary, o c of late Philip John Canning Howard, Corby Castle, Carlisle; m...null...

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Lawson, John

Glenn Allen Knoblock.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1025 words.

Civil War sailor and Medal of Honor recipient, was born John Henry Lawson in Pennsylvania to parents from Delaware. Nothing is known about his early life, and even his date of birth is...

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John Robertson

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(1816–91) designed, fought for, and implemented the land policy of selection before survey in NSW. He was, unusually, both a politician and a popular hero. A ballad celebrated the adoption...

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James Hardiman

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1782–1855), scholar. Born in Westport, Co. Mayo, he grew up in Galway and studied for the priesthood but did not proceed, owing to blindness in one eye. He worked in the Public Record...

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Medal of Honor, African American Recipients of the

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 202 words.

(Arranged alphabetically by war) NameRankServiceWarStateAwardedBarnes, William H.PVTArmyCivil WarMD1865Beaty, Powhatan1SGArmyCivil WarOH1865Blake, RobertContrabandNavyCivil...

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Tolbert, Margaret Ellen Mayo

Jeannette Elizabeth Brown.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 979 words.

chemist, was born Margaret Ellen Mayo in Suffolk, Virginia, the third child of J. Clifton Mayo, a landscape gardener who served in the army during World War II, and Martha Artis Mayo, a...

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Books Received

in European Journal of International Law

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 6352 words.

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Books Received

in European Journal of International Law

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 6078 words.

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Lyons, Judson Whitlocke

Benjamin R. Justesen.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 775 words.

lawyer and public official, was born in Burke County, Georgia, a son of Thomas Lyons and Edy Plummer, who may have been a slave. His birth year, later reported in official biographies as...

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Steele, C. K.

Paul T. Murray.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1009 words.

Baptist minister and civil rights leader, was born Charles Kenzie Steele in Gary, West Virginia, the only child of Henry L. Steele, a coal miner, and Lyde Bailor. From his youth Steele...

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Abduction, Transboundary

Stephan Wilske.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3501 words.

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Smith, N. Clark (1877 - 1933), Composer / Arranger

Marian M. Ohman.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1391 words.

music educator, conductor, performer, and composer. Accounts of Smith's early life frequently contain unconfirmed or erroneous information. Leavenworth, Kansas, was his probable...

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Cooper, Edward Elder

Benjamin R. Justesen.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1178 words.

journalist, businessman, and civil rights organization leader, was born into slavery, probably near Smyrna, Tennessee, to unnamed parents, and apparently orphaned soon afterward. Little...

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Sources for the History of Arbitration: A Bibliographical Introduction

Derek Roebuck.

in Arbitration International

September 1998; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 46349 words.

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Sullivan, Maxine

Daphne Duval Harrison.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1328 words.

singer and instrumentalist, was born Marietta Williams in Homestead, Pennsylvania. The names of her parents are unknown, and it remains unclear why or when she began using the surname...

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